Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Washington, DC…In the week ending July 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 255,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 281,000. This is the lowest level for initial claims since November 24, 1973 when it was 233,000. The 4-week moving average was 278,500, a decrease of 4,000 […]

Trainwreck Review: Not Quite Off the Rails ~ By Brett Bunge

Trainwreck Review: Not Quite Off the Rails ~ By Brett Bunge

Hollywood, CA…“Don’t judge me, F@#$%ers,” declares Amy Schumer via voiceover narration near the beginning of Trainwreck, after adding yet another one-night stand to her countless others. Not only does this rather blunt statement set the tone for the rest of the film, but it also asks moviegoers not to judge Ms. Schumer too harshly during […]

Stewardship Council Announces $2 Million in Funding for First Major Land Conservation Enhancement Projects

Stewardship Council Announces $2 Million in Funding for First Major Land Conservation Enhancement Projects

San Mateo, Calif., July 8, 2015 – The Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (Stewardship Council), a land conservation and youth investment foundation, announces it is providing nearly $2 million in funding for enhancement projects on lands owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in the Hat Creek watershed in Shasta County. These […]

Senate Committees Briefed on Going Dark Impact

Senate Committees Briefed on Going Dark Impact

Washington, DC…Today, Director Comey appeared before two separate U.S. Senate committees to speak on the Going Dark issue, a growing challenge to public safety and national security that has eroded law enforcement’s ability to obtain electronic information and evidence with a court order or a warrant. First, before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey—along with U.S. […]

NFL Statement On Patriots’ Violations…Brady Suspended For 4 Games

NFL Statement On Patriots’ Violations…Brady Suspended For 4 Games

Boston, MA…The New England Patriots were notified of the following discipline that has been imposed for violations of the NFL Policy on Integrity of the Game and Enforcement of Competitive Rules relating to the use of under-inflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game of this past season: For the violation of the playing rules and […]

Mitt Romney To Skip 2016 Presidential Campaign

Mitt Romney To Skip 2016 Presidential Campaign

Let me begin by letting you know who else is on this call, besides Ann and me. There are a large number of people who signed on to be leaders of our 2016 finance effort. In addition, state political leadership from several of the early primary states are on the line. And here in New […]

Weekly Address: State of the Union Is This Tuesday

Weekly Address: State of the Union Is This Tuesday

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Every day, we get thousands of letters and emails at the White House from Americans across the country – and every night, I read ten of them. They tell me about their hopes and their worries, their hardships and successes. They’re the Americans I’m working for every day – and this year, […]